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When any talks about WordPress, staying up to date with the latest WordPress core is a must. This rule can also applies when we are talking about WordPress plugins too, considering the large number of new plugins that are launched on a daily basis on the official WordPress plugin directory.

So for this week WordPress Wednesday round up you will see that we have 8 brand spanking new WordPress plugin (that been released in the last week or so), below you will see that we have some plugins that do things like helping you search through free photos, vectors for you to set them as featured images or a snazzy slider that is responsive, accessible and even customisable or a plugin that allows you to easily customise the Contact Form 7 forms, or a plugin that allows you to keep an eye on the core and plugins of your WordPress powered site to a plugin that is a powerful tool for adding modular content into your site.

1. WP Pixabay Search And Insert


This plugin helps you search over 480,000 free photos, vectors and art illustrations from then insert to content or set as featured image.

2. Snazzy Slider


Snazzy Slider allows you to quickly and easily create beautiful, responsive, mobile-friendly sliders that are accessible and customisable. With all the slider plugins available, why Snazzy Slider? Pure and simple, Snazzy Slider is fast, responsive, accessible, flexible, and completely open source. Snazzy Slider is ready for touch devices like smartphones and tablets, and gives you the option to display excerpts from any post you’d like.

3. WP Doctor


The WP Doctor plugin periodically scan the files and send an email with the list of infected files. You can configure scan period and you can also perform manual scans. Very easy to use and configure.

4. Restrict Dashboard by Role


If you have a WordPress website with multiple users and several User Roles defined, and you wish to prevent certain User Roles from accessing wp-admin, then this plugin is for you.

5. CF7 Customizer


CF7 Customizer is an intuitive plugin to design your contact forms via WordPress live customizer, right at the front-end.

6. Client Showcase


With this plugin you can display your Clients with pride whether it’s in a page, post all while using a shortcode or use the custom widget. With this plugin it’s will attach your client’s website URL to the Logo for added information. Administrator enters their clients using a custom post type.

7. Infuse


Infuse is a powerful tool for adding modular content into your site. This plugin lets you create multiple blocks of multimedia content, which you can then add onto specific parts of your WordPress website.For instance, You can use it to add a block of text at the end of every page, or an email subscription form on the header. Each content block makes use of the WordPress visual editor, and is compatible with any kind of media. you can even use shortcodes to create truly modular pages!

8. WP Active Support


WP Active Support provides a simple way to keep an eye on the core and plugins of your WordPress website. Once installed WP Active Support will provide you with a weekly email to indicate the status of your WordPress installation. WP Active Support focuses on the Core Status of WordPress and the plugins you have installed. If they need updating then you will get an email. If they are up to date then you will not.


WordPress Wednesday – 8 Brand Spanking New Free WordPress Plugins